Lou Williams (calf) out for short-handed Clippers

MINNEAPOLIS -- The LA Clippers' backcourt will be even more short-handed after guard Lou Williams was ruled out on Friday against Minnesota.

The Sixth Man of the Year has a sore right calf and is considered day-to-day. The Clippers play against the Timberwolves on Friday and then at Chicagoon Saturday night.

Head coach Doc Rivers said at the Friday morning shootaround that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are available to play against the Timberwolves.

The Clippers are already without point guard Patrick Beverley (concussion) and shooting guard Landry Shamet (left ankle sprain). Guard Rodney McGruder is on track to return on Friday from a right hamstring strain injury. Power forward JaMychal Green is considered questionable with a tailbone contusion.

Williams is averaging 19.9 points this season.
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